Yes, this was my second trip to Nashville in April, but this one had one purpose and one purpose only. To Run! We arrived in town Friday afternoon and headed straight downtown for the expo. Since I knew that parking downtown was always at a premium (and I am all about saving money when I […]
Why do I run?
A few weeks ago, I was challenge to write a “why I run” post… and now here we are, several weeks later and I am still working on it. I have started this post several time and then deleted it. It just wasn’t right. So I started over… again. I wrote a similar post about […]
If you wine now, don’t whine later!
Three weeks ago, I came to you with confession time. The Hamster was out of control and needed to reel the reigns back in. For those that missed that post, you can read more about it HERE. No more excuses, it was time to take control and get back on track. It’s been an interesting […]
Hamster confessions, February 2018
There comes a time when you look in the mirror and ask yourself the question, “what happened?” Stuck in a job you really don’t like anymore… Maybe you put on a few pounds… or did you just make a huge purchase that you weren’t really planning? Regardless, you now need to face the reality of […]
Take QUIT out of your vocabulary!
It’s hard. It’s scary. My friends don’t understand why I am doing it. What if I fail? These are just some of the many excuses we use when things get tough. But that does not mean we should give up. It’s during these times that we need to stand strong, remember the reasons why we […]
Before you start thinking about the New Year…
Have you stopped to think about this year and what it has done for you? Once we get through the hustle and bustle of Christmas, so many people start thinking about the New Year. What are their new goals? How is the next year going to be better/bigger/different? But before you turn the page on […]
October 31st… it’s not just about Halloween and candy for me
It’s about the day my life changed! For some that day can be a wedding day, birth of a child or so many other things. Halloween 2012 will always be one of those days I’ll never forget I was going to save this for #TBT, but it was more fitting to share today! I was […]
A COLD day for Hot Cider!
Coldest day in Green Bay since last winter, and what did we do? Yup, we ran! Ok, I ran, and the rest of the family walked. It was time for the Hot Cider Hustle and my first half marathon since St Louis in April! Yes, I have been running and biking all summer long, but […]
Crazy Hamster Running Wild in Green Bay, Volume 1
Back in June, I was invited by fellow Skirt Sports Ambassador Sandy Stiner to join her on a crazy challenge. Run every street in your city. Yes, Every Street. It might take more than just this year, but this was going to be a new adventure. This is the first of many post to capture my […]
One of the toughest things I ever did! Cellcom Marathon recap
No one said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it! The day that I had been working toward since January finally arrived. The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. I have run this event for 8 out of the last 9 years, either running the 5k or the half marathon. This time, […]